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Newsletter: Volume 3 - Issue 34 News

Steps Tournaments Continue

SunPoker’s Steps Tournaments continue to build up as players are challenging each other internally as to who can climb to the top the fastest and who will cash in the $200,000 Guaranteed first!

What step will you start at? Take the first step for only $0.16 and work your way to the top of the mountain for a $215 token to the $200,000 Guaranteed Tournament or would it be at a higher step getting you that much closer to top!

Either way, reaching for $200,000 has never been cheaper or this much fun with SunPoker’s Step Tournaments!

These tournaments are 10 player Sit 'N' Go’s every time you win a tournament you will receive a token to the next step, now of course players can buy in directly to any Steps Tournament at any level, which means you don’t need to start at the bottom!

The tiered structure of Steps Tournaments gives you the opportunity to work your way up from Step 1 to 7; the tournaments are designed to keep you in the game!

If you don’t proceed to the next Step, don’t panic, you can win a token either to repeat the same step or at a lower step. Alternatively you can use any winning tokens, from Step 2 on, to buy in to any of the tournaments listed in the table below with an equivalent buy-in amount.

Your Goal Conquer the 7th Step to win the top prize and play your way to cash in the $200,000 Guaranteed! So get your step on!

These tournaments can be found under the Sit 'N' Go code on your SunPoker software. 


Tournament News

Irish Winter Festival

The Irish Winter Festival is growing every day as the main event tournament time draws near, and at SunPoker we are giving away a full €1,800.00 VIP Package every Sunday!

SunPoker is sending you on a 4 day poker party, a tournament that attracts some of the world’s top players and boasts its impressive prize pool!

Plan your next poker trip to none other than Dublin, Ireland at this year’s Irish Winter Festival, 2011 hosted at the luxurious Burlington Hotel!

This year, SunPoker is giving you two different ways to see Dublin through a full VIP package valued at €1,800.00 or through our Ticket Package worth €1,100.00!

This total Package includes.

  • €1,000 + €100 Buy In to the Main Event.
  • €316 for 4 nights’ accommodation and breakfast at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, October 28th – November 1st, 2011.
  • 30 for handling fees.
  • €354 for flights and spending.

Satellites to the Irish Winter Festival run daily for as low as €3.00 + €0.33 and VIP package will be won on Sunday at 20:00 with a buy in of €150 + €12

Let the luck of the Irish Shine!

Poker Around the World


World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event Starts Thursday

On Thursday, the Bicycle Casino kicked off their annual World Poker Tour Legends of Poker main event. The 20-event series has been running since late July and has awarded millions in prize money.

The $3,500 main event is the first televised stop on season 10 of the WPT, and tournament officials are expecting an estimated prize pool of $3 million, thanks to the lowered buy in and two re-entry days. Players who are eliminated on day 1A may buy-in to day 1B.

In addition to it’s televised coverage on Fox Sports Net, the Bike will be webcasting the main event on

Last year’s champion Andy Frankenberger defeated Kyle Wilson and a field of 462 to earn a $750,000 payday. The win sparked a nice run for Frankenberger, who went on to become the season 9 WPT Player of the Year.

Last November, the Bike signed a five-year extension with the WPT that will see the series remain a tour stop through 2015.

The $3,500 Main Event Will Allow Re-Entry For Those Eliminated On Day 1A

Source: Julio Rodriguez of

Message from the CEO

If you were CEO of SunPoker for a day what would you do? Tell us at or tweet us on @SunPoker

Message from the CEO10 Questions - $10

It’s almost back to school but before taking the more serious test at a more serious level, have some fun and take our small SunPoker quiz. Some are general knowledge, while others test you on the history of SunPoker!

The first 10 players to email the right answers to Abi at will receive an extra 10,000 Shine Points to their account. Try not to use Google!

Time starts NOW!

  1. How many different currencies can you deposit with at SunPoker?

  2. What does SunPoker award YOU for Referring a Friend to the tables?

  3. What percentage or "rake" taken from World Series of Poker total prize pool by Harrah's?

  4. What is the name given to the strongest hand in High-Low poker?

  5. What years did Johnny Moss win the WSOP Main Event?

  6. SunPoker’s software is powered by?

  7. Name 3 Side Games offered at SunPoker?

  8. What is a “Dead Mans Hand” in poker?

  9. Who went on to win the world championship of poker in Las Vagas from just one chip?

  10. What man, other than Johnny Chan, in the all-time top-ten money winners list, appeared in the movie 'Rounders'?

Times UP, Pencils Down!




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